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Windows 7: Is it possible to change shuffle sequence in Desktop slideshow?

25 Jan 2014   #1

Win 7 64bit SP2?
Is it possible to change shuffle sequence in Desktop slideshow?

I have my desktop slideshow pointed to a folder of roughly 500 odd images & it's set on a 15 sec shuffle sequence. However, what I'm finding rather regularly is that quite often it will repeat an image shown maybe 5 or 6 previously, and sometimes do that twice within 5 mins, as I'm often sitting listening to music & just watching the changes. Does clicking on Next background disrupt the sequence as it seems to happen more often if I decide to use that option more than once?

Tiny TINY issue I know, but just curious as to whether perhaps there's a Reg key I can tweak to push it to select every 10th image or something.

Finally, I presume there's no such key or option as Show LAST desktop background?

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26 Jan 2014   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

The shuffle is completely random.
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26 Jan 2014   #3

Win 7 64bit SP2?

I appreciate that, but is there not some algorithm or equation in the reg to determine how random perhaps? Any parameter that could be changed?
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26 Jan 2014   #4

Win 7 Pro x64, Win 10 Pro x64, Linux Light x86

Hi TikkiRo

You can also create a slideshow by selecting a theme that has more than one picture (Wallpaper) and the slideshow will only show what's in that folder
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